Smoking cessation


  • Focus on smoking cessation
  • The respiratory system
  • Immediate effects
  • Long-term effects
  • Self care tips
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Other stop smoking aids
  • Signposting
  • Scenario
  • Assessment questions
  • Action & Evaluation

Focus on smoking cessation

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death. This New Year help your customers reduce their risk and kick the habit.

 Learning objectives

After studying this module, assistants will:

  • Understand the negative impact of smoking on people’s health
  • Be able to advise smokers on steps they can take to increase the success of a quit attempt
  • Know the smoking cessation aids available, including NRT, prescription medicines and e-cigarettes, and how they work
  • Be aware of the self care tips that may help smokers quit.

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